deaminases

Enzymes catalyzing simple hydrolysis of C-NH2 bonds of purines, pyrimidines, and pterins, usually named in terms of the substrate, e.g., guanine deaminases, adenosine deaminases, AMP deaminases, pterin deaminases and thus producing ammonia; not generally used for deamination of noncyclic amides. Deaminases are distinguished from ammonia-lyases (EC ...
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deaminases

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē-am′i-nā-sĕz Definitions: 1. Enzymes catalyzing simple hydrolysis of C—NH2 bonds of purines, pyrimidines, and pterins, thus producing ammonia (usually named in terms of the substrate, guanine deaminases, adenosine deaminases, AMP deaminases, pterin deaminases); not generally used for dea...
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